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Forum: GS Boxers 03-29-2012, 08:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,566
Posted By peanut_gallery
I used zip-ties for a while then switched over to...

I used zip-ties for a while then switched over to a short piece of fencing wire. Easy on and off and dont have to worry about cutting and using up precious zip-ties.
Forum: GS Boxers 03-28-2012, 08:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,478
Posted By peanut_gallery
If you can find a Cramp Buster locally, the...

If you can find a Cramp Buster locally, the smaller one fits my 06 just fine.

For around then $20 you can probably install a Honda throttle lock, I got both and use them equally. JVB has a thread...
Forum: Equipment 03-24-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,366
Posted By peanut_gallery
yeah I personally don't like helmet speakers. I...

yeah I personally don't like helmet speakers. I had some a couple years ago and I could only hear the music when I was riding around town, as soon as I got on the highway the wind noise would drown...
Forum: GS Boxers 03-22-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,589
Posted By peanut_gallery
Hope it works out to just be a switch for you. I...

Hope it works out to just be a switch for you. I had this issue on my '06 and it ended up being the servo/abs unit.

I wasn't about to pay $1800 for a new unit, so I just pulled the abs unit out...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 03-18-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 3,516
Posted By peanut_gallery
I've only had to deal with them once and that...

I've only had to deal with them once and that ended up mainly being with the tech that was working on my bike. The service writer and some older guy had no desire to help out a 25yo with a broken GS....
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 5,381
Posted By peanut_gallery
My XD-3 has worked well for me. I've been in...

My XD-3 has worked well for me. I've been in everything from the low teens to the 120's in the XD-3 and it has kept my head both warm and cool when need be. It does have the fogging issue though.
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 13,226
Posted By peanut_gallery
I have the Jesse Odysseys and the only issue I...

I have the Jesse Odysseys and the only issue I have is they leaked from the start. Otherwise they have taken a beating and I'm pleased.

On a side note, if you ever tweak em all you need to...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,724
Posted By peanut_gallery
Glad your up and running. I used to be a tech and...

Glad your up and running. I used to be a tech and its always kinda cool to see the innards on in engine.

Take this with a grain of salt and It doesn't hurt to do it anyway.

To me the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-07-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 10,180
Posted By peanut_gallery
Yep same for me, I only mount up my Jesse's if...

Yep same for me, I only mount up my Jesse's if I'm going on a trip or camping for more than a few days. For day to day I just wear a backpack or put it under a bungee net that I have over my pillion...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 01-29-2012, 09:54 PM
Replies: 1,148
Views: 100,165
Posted By peanut_gallery
My first ever motorcycle, '03 CB750 Nighthawk....

My first ever motorcycle, '03 CB750 Nighthawk. Missed one cone on the weave and that was the only points I was docked.

Put 8k on it in 6 months living on the Big Island. Moved back to the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2012, 09:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,758
Posted By peanut_gallery
Yea I had to pull the shifter to get the pin out...

Yea I had to pull the shifter to get the pin out on my '06.

I believe mine are ROX pegs. They were made be in Australian company but from what I heard Pivot Pegs had them shut down for product...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,724
Posted By peanut_gallery
Glad you found the leak but to bad you had to...

Glad you found the leak but to bad you had to tear it all the way down. To be honest I don't remember if there was 2 dowels on mine either. I see the parts diagram shows it bit its kinda hard to tell...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-29-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,945
Posted By peanut_gallery
I can imagine they will have a decent life span....

I can imagine they will have a decent life span. I haven't had any issues with it over the past couple years.

The inserts are held under constant torque and there is really no reason to retorque...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-24-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,724
Posted By peanut_gallery
If your head gasket is leaking, then loosening...

If your head gasket is leaking, then loosening and retorquing the head will only put off the inevitable for a little bit if at all. Once they start leaking there is not much you can do other than...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2011, 11:02 PM
Replies: 1,459
Views: 195,866
Posted By peanut_gallery
I really like the quality of the GoPro and...

I really like the quality of the GoPro and Contour, a lot of the guys i've been skydiving with use them and the vides is pretty incredible. But I'm surprised the new mini HD cams arnt talked about...
Forum: Equipment 09-29-2011, 10:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,730
Posted By peanut_gallery
If you can find someone whos decent with a...

If you can find someone whos decent with a soldering iron then you could have the cord repaired, I've done it once myself and it is a pain. It helps to have some really low melt temp solder, but most...
Forum: Equipment 07-07-2011, 09:47 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,835
Posted By peanut_gallery
If I have my cases mounted then everything fits...

If I have my cases mounted then everything fits in there. If not, then I carry a $5 wallyworld bike lock for my jacket and pants. Helmet is locked with a pistol cable lock looped through the frame...
Forum: GS Boxers 07-07-2011, 09:22 PM
Replies: 790
Views: 104,215
Posted By peanut_gallery
Bought a salvaged 06 with guesstimated 13k miles...

Bought a salvaged 06 with guesstimated 13k miles in 2009. Put about $2500 worth of parts into it to get it running. Rumbled to life on Aug 6th 2009, did a 100 mile test drive then packed up and left...
Forum: GS Boxers 05-03-2011, 11:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 7,783
Posted By peanut_gallery
+1 Once it is adjusted it works great. I use both...

+1 Once it is adjusted it works great. I use both the Vista Cruise and a cramp buster.
Forum: GS Boxers 04-30-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 947,864
Posted By peanut_gallery
My first ride after resurrecting my GS. ...

My first ride after resurrecting my GS.

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Forum: Equipment 03-06-2011, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,703
Posted By peanut_gallery
I picked mine up off ebay last year. Found a...

I picked mine up off ebay last year. Found a listing that lets you make an off and I think I paid around $300 for my silver one.

A quick search turns up this. Arai XD3 Flor yellow...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-06-2011, 12:30 PM
Replies: 14,497
Views: 1,096,649
Posted By peanut_gallery
Thats pretty cool, bookmarked. Thanks Geek. ...

Thats pretty cool, bookmarked. Thanks Geek.

I thought this was a cool video. Requires quicktime.

Flight Patterns (http://users.design.ucla.edu/%7Eakoblin/work/faa/Documentationl2.html)
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2011, 01:11 PM
Replies: 14,497
Views: 1,096,649
Posted By peanut_gallery
They were reporting on the latest automotive...

They were reporting on the latest automotive news, so they were just laying the facts out there. :deal

I thought that was one of the funniest episodes I've seen of Top Gear. I totally want to do...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 153,360
Posted By peanut_gallery
:puke1 man you guys are harsh to the noobs. :eek1

:puke1 man you guys are harsh to the noobs. :eek1
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2011, 01:06 AM
Replies: 14,497
Views: 1,096,649
Posted By peanut_gallery
And to think thats their Summer temps. I've been...

And to think thats their Summer temps. I've been trying to get a job down there for the past couple years but still no dice. During our winter is when most people go because its always daylight down...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-02-2011, 12:51 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 153,360
Posted By peanut_gallery
Well this looks like to prefect rally to choose...

Well this looks like to prefect rally to choose for my first ADV rally, should be pretty interesting I imagine. As seeing I'm only 4 hours away, if y'all are to weird I can just hightail it outta...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2011, 04:07 PM
Replies: 15,175
Views: 2,272,226
Posted By peanut_gallery
Yeah I haven't owned a cage in a little over two...

Yeah I haven't owned a cage in a little over two years. Only having a bike sure changes your shopping habits. I've even moved 3 times, all to different states and everything of importance that I own...
Forum: The Rockies It's all downhill from here... 02-01-2011, 11:48 AM
Replies: 15,175
Views: 2,272,226
Posted By peanut_gallery
Well crap I'd be all over that Geek if I was back...

Well crap I'd be all over that Geek if I was back in Co, but alas I wont be back for another 4 weeks or so. But in the minuscule chance you still have it in 4 weeks then consider it sold. Now that...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2011, 12:09 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,066
Posted By peanut_gallery
These are what I installed on my GS. I got them...

These are what I installed on my GS. I got them for $15 each at my local Honda dealer. Worth checking out.

BikeMaster Folding Mirrors...
Forum: Equipment 01-26-2011, 01:40 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,095
Posted By peanut_gallery
Mine have taken a good beating on both sides and...

Mine have taken a good beating on both sides and actually had one come loose from the bottom mount but the top mount kept it on the bike. The only thing I don't like is that both of them leaked when...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,608
Posted By peanut_gallery
I've been using the ER-6i's for the past year and...

I've been using the ER-6i's for the past year and they work pretty good for me. I wear them so that the wire goes up and around my ear and then towards the front, not down the back of my neck, so...
Forum: Equipment 01-25-2011, 06:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 937
Posted By peanut_gallery
This might be what your looking for. I prefer...

This might be what your looking for. I prefer this over the convoluted plastic stuff. The one pictured is a solid tube so you have to thread the wires through it but they do also made a side entry...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-20-2011, 01:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 8,280
Posted By peanut_gallery
Yeah I did this to mine earlier this past year....

Yeah I did this to mine earlier this past year. If you have the new front and rear brake lines then the job is pretty easy to do yourself, I did mine with a T25? to remove the module from the bike...
Forum: The Garage 01-16-2011, 12:06 AM
Replies: 6,093
Views: 2,681,284
Posted By peanut_gallery
Thats one hell of a man cave. Love the idea of...

Thats one hell of a man cave. Love the idea of the ATV/bike shelf.

To everyone with a chain hoist, does anybody have one on a roller system so that its more like a overhead crane? Or would it...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-15-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 673
Posted By peanut_gallery
Back when I was wrenching I would run into bolts...

Back when I was wrenching I would run into bolts that are either locktited or cross threaded and stuck. What I would do is loosen the bolt as much as to can without a ton of force then thread it back...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-13-2011, 01:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,079
Posted By peanut_gallery
+1 what stickman said for straightening the jesse...

+1 what stickman said for straightening the jesse box. I've had to do it once before and works fine plus pounded out a few dents in the side with just a hammer and block of wood.

Also on the...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-12-2011, 01:09 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,518
Posted By peanut_gallery
I like that a lot better then the one gallon tank...

I like that a lot better then the one gallon tank i bungee net to the back whne i need it. But I dont think it would work with the Jesse brackets since they have a forward support in roughly the same...
Forum: The Garage 01-08-2011, 02:05 AM
Replies: 6,093
Views: 2,681,284
Posted By peanut_gallery
A former coworker of mine has one of those, they...

A former coworker of mine has one of those, they fricken haul ass for an all-wheel drive suv. He used to take it to the monthly track day and race people, though they didnt know he was using 110 oct...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-05-2011, 01:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,947
Posted By peanut_gallery
When I finally get back home in a couple months I...

When I finally get back home in a couple months I was planning on building a set of pivot pegs but I love the idea of using a set of mtb pedals. Will save me a bunch of time not having to fab up a...
Forum: GS Boxers 01-03-2011, 12:57 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,639
Posted By peanut_gallery
There was an inmate that had his GSA totaled by...

There was an inmate that had his GSA totaled by his ins. company and was parting it out and had an ad in the parts section. I posted up a thread asking if it would work and got no real answer. Had...
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